Practices

Building renovation in the Clean Energy Package: implications at local, national and EU levels

Building renovation in the Clean Energy Package: implications at local, national and EU levels

The Clean energy package for All Europeans is a comprehensive set of legislation that defines European climate and energy policy for 2020 and beyond, composed of eight different pieces of legislation aimed at accelerating the energy transition in...
Title page of the CoNZEBs report 'Life cycle assessment of typical multi‐family houses with different energy performance levels'

CoNZEBs report: Life-cycle assessment of multi-family houses with different energy performance levels

The team of the EU Horizon 2020 project CoNZEBs has completed a follow-up activity to the identification of potential technical solution sets that could reduce investment costs for NZEBs. The scientific partners have carried out life-cycle cost (LCC...

Achieving quality in the built environment

Statement presented on 4 May 2019 in Innsbruck (Austria) on the occasion of the ACE conference “How to Achieve Quality in the Built Environment: Quality assurance tools and systems”
While there is a broad consensus on the fact that a high-quality built environment impacts positively on people’s everyday lives, it can prove difficult for public authorities, project developers and built environment professionals to...

iBRoad Handbook for Energy Auditors

Building renovation is often considered a burden usually associated with time-consuming planning, uncertainty about the costs and value of the planned measures, dust and unreliable professionals.   The iBRoad project focuses on an...

The iBRoad training toolkit

The iBRoad Renovation Roadmap and Logbook are subjected to field testing in the pilot countries, Bulgaria, Poland and Portugal.   By testing their practicality and manageability, the participating energy auditors and building owners feed ...

Benchmarking of promising experiences of integrated renovation services in Europe

Prepared in the framework of the Horizon2020-funded project Turnkey Retrofit, this new report presents a wealth of experiences from one stop shops in Europe.
The report aims to identify, analyse and extract lessons learnt and guidelines from several promising home renovation services in Europe with a focus on: target group audience; offered service; relations between involved stakeholders; data...

Deep Energy Renovation of Traditional Buildings: Addressing Knowledge Gaps and Skills Training in Ireland

by Engel Purcell, Caroline (2018)  "Deep Energy Renovation of Traditional Buildings: Addressing Knowledge Gaps and Skills Training in Ireland. Project Report."  Heritage Council / ICOMOS Ireland.
Abstract The primary intent of this research project is to review the current state of knowledge and risks relating to the deep energy renovation of traditional buildings, which have different hygroscopic and thermal behaviours to...

Model house F3 in Ljubljana – Nearly Zero-Energy Building

The CoNZEBs project formed the main part of a session at the IAQVEC conference in Bari in September 2019. CoNZEBs project partner held in total 6 presentations including a project overview, different project results and one of the national...

Life-cycle cost and environmental assessment of nearly zero-energy buildings (NZEBs) in four European countries

The CoNZEBs project formed the main part of a session at the IAQVEC conference in Bari in September 2019. CoNZEBs project partner held in total 6 presentations including a project overview, different project results and one of the national...

Solutions sets for cost optimisation of nearly zero energy buildings (NZEBs) in four European countries

The CoNZEBs project formed the main part of a session at the IAQVEC conference in Bari in September 2019. CoNZEBs project partner held in total 6 presentations including a project overview, different project results and one of the national...